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Sheri T. Lake - Sheri Lake Law & Lake Mediation

Sheri T. Lake - Sheri Lake Law & Lake Mediation


Cobb County DeKalb County Fulton County Hall County ADR - Mediator Attorney - Divorce and Family Law


Sheri T. Lake has practiced family law exclusively for over 20 years. She began her legal career as law clerk to the Honorable Michael E. Hancock, Superior Court of DeKalb County, where she gained valuable insight into the court system and its consideration of family law matters. Thereafter, Sheri worked for some of the most prestigious family law firms in the Atlanta, Georgia area before venturing out to build her own practice with her partner in 2013. Today, Sheri has a solo practice providing her with the opportunity to continue representing individuals in family law matters and to also provide services as a mediator in the same types of cases.  She was recognized in 2006 & 2007 as a Super Lawyers® Georgia Rising Star, in 2013 & 2015 as a Georgia Trend Legal Elite, and in 2018 through 2022 as one of an elite group Georgia Super Lawyers®. Sheri has lectured to other members of the State Bar of Georgia and nationally on issues related to family law, custody, social media discovery and admissibility, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements and financial settlements. In addition to representing parties to a family law dispute, Sheri is also frequently appointed to represent the best interests of children involved in such disputes as a Guardian ad litem.

Sheri loves to travel all over the world as often as possible, and in between trips resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and two boys.  


Georgia State University, Bachelor of Arts in History, 1990

Georgia State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 1997


Bar Admissions:

Georgia – 1997

California – 2005


Mediation Experience:

Practicing Mediator since 2015

Registered with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution as a general, domestic and specialized domestic violence mediator 


Professional Memberships:

State Bar of Georgia - Family Law and Dispute Resolution Sections

Atlanta Bar Association – Family Law Section 

DeKalb County Bar Association – Family Law Section

American Bar Association – Family Law and Dispute Resolution Sections

Stonewall Bar Association

Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law American Inn of Court

Lawyers Club of Atlanta


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